There's something so special about that Christmas dinner each year, but it's definitely not all of the prepping or clean-up involved. Make things easier for yourself this year by relocating your holiday dinner to one of these restaurants open on Christmas in St. Petersburg and Clearwater.

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Christmas is about gathering and enjoying time with people you hold near and dear. Wherever you go or whatever you do for your Christmas, may it be merry and bright. But you certainly can't go wrong with these restaurants open on Christmas in St. Pete and Clearwater.

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Birch and Vine

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340 Beach Dr NE , Saint Petersburg FL, 33701
Online menus, items, descriptions and prices for Birch & Vine at The Birchwood - Restaurant - St. Petersburg, FL 33701...

Paul's Landing at the Vinoy

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501 5th Avenue NE , Saint Petersburg FL, 33701
Back in 1854, U.S. Navy carpenter William Paul fell in love with the St. Petersburg Waterfront, where he bought land, enjoyed fishing, planting an orange...

Hurricane Seafood Restaurant

102 9th Ave , Saint Pete Beach FL, 33706
The Hurricane is the premiere beach front restaurant on St. Pete Beach. Enjoy, Florida sunsets from The Hurricane Watch rooftop deck after a great meal....

TradeWinds Island Grand Resort

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5500 Gulf Blvd. , St. Pete Beach FL, 33706
TradeWinds Island Resorts are two distinct beach resorts on the island of St. Pete Beach just steps away from each other on the white sandy beach of Florida's...

The Left Bank Bistro

1225 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. N. , Saint Petersburg FL, 33701
Historic Uptown's newest restaurant, The Left Bank Bistro, offers a new and accessible approach to french cuisine. Opening late spring/early summer...

The Queens Head

2501 Central Ave. , St. Petersburg FL, 33713
Offering an intriguing and diverse selection of modern, European cuisine paired with an extensive menu of craft beers and ciders, the Queenshead is the...

Shephard's Ocean Flame

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619 S Gulfview Blvd , Clearwater FL, 33767
Indoor and outdoor dining with breathtaking views of the Gulf of Mexico we offer an Inter-active Dining Experience- Ocean Flame brings the kitchen to you!...

Caretta on the Gulf

500 Mandalay Ave , Clearwater Beach FL, 33767
Unique cuisine, ocean view, fine dining, exquisite flavors our wood-burning oven adds to an already delightful menu.

Bon Appetit Restaurant

148 Marina Plz , Dunedin FL, 34698
This landmark Dunedin Restaurant offers casual waterfront dining in a sophisticated setting, with crisp linen tablecloths and sparkling place settings...

Castile Restaurant

3701 Gulf Blvd , Saint Pete Beach FL, 33706
Inviting and extraordinary, Castile Restaurant is where traditional meets contemporary cuisine, bringing you fresh and undeniably delicious seafood. Offering...

Ruth's Chris Steak House

131 2nd Ave N. , Saint Petersburg FL, 33701
Ruth's Chris Steak House was founded in 1965 out of New Orleans, Louisiana by Ruth Fertel, a single mother of two who wanted a better life for her sons....

The Pearl Restaurant

163 107th Ave , Treasure Island FL, 33706
The Pearl is one of Treasure Island's top rated fine dining restaurants where our guests enjoy the experience of true dining excellence. A long time...

Dulcet Restaurant & Lounge

6220 Grand Blvd , New Port Richey FL, 34652
We take great pride in securing ingredients of the finest quality, working to ensure that each dish is a distinct blend of elements meant to soothe the...

WTR Pool & Grill

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7700 W. Courtney Campbell Causeway , Tampa FL, 33607
WTR Pool & Grill is Tampa's ultimate seaside retreat. Overlooking beautiful Tampa Bay, WTR provides guests with a memorable experience of poolside luxury...